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Fig. 4 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 4

From: Evaluation of rapid extraction and isothermal amplification techniques for the detection of Leishmania donovani DNA from skin lesions of suspected cases at the point of need in Sri Lanka

Fig. 4

Comparison between the sample types and test methods. The slit skin smears were examined with microscopy. The skin scrapping and aspirate were tested at the point of need with SpeedXtract (SE) and recombinase polymerase amplification (RPA) assay. The punch biopsies were screened with SE and RPA as well as DNeasy blood and tissue kit (mini) and polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Abbreviations: ID, sample identification code; POS, Leishmania donovani was detected; NEG, negative test results

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